16 Jul 2019

Whistler Public Art

Since serving as Host Mountain Resort for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Whistler Mountain has been able to display the five interlocking rings. This Olympic symbol was designed in 1913 by Pierre de Coubertin. The Village rings continue to attract long lines of selfie-snappers looking to mark their time

05 Jul 2019

Coastal First Nations Art @ The Audain

We finally made it up to Whistler to see the gorgeous Audain Museum. Launched by Michael Audain, designed by Patkau Architects, it is just a beautiful place to experience art by renowned BC artists. As we happened to show up in a lunch lull, the quiet of the forest-backed building

23 Jun 2019

Manet In Chicago

“That’s always been my principal concern, to make sure of getting regular sittings.” So said 19th Century painter and portraitist, Édouard Manet, to his friend, Antonin Proust. “Whenever I start something, I’m always afraid the model will let me down… They come, they pose, then away they go, telling themselves

09 Jun 2019

Gabriola Island Summer Market

The sun is on semi-regular shine; school is soon out. And the Gabriola Farmers’ Market is running again – Saturdays, 10 am to 2 pm, outside AGI Hall. 2019 brings familiar artisans and small batch farmers, along with new booths and creations. We find market visits a great way to

04 Jun 2019

Basquiat @ The Broad

While you’re at The Broad, check out their impressive collection of Basquiats. This Grand Avenue museum in LA has three new pieces on view: Melting Point Of Ice. 1984 . Beef Ribs Longhorn. 1982 . Pink Devil. 1984     These newly displayed pieces join the Broad’s strong selection of

04 Jun 2019

Yayoi Kusama In LA

If you missed Yayoi Kusama in Seattle, you have a chance to see two of her Infinity Mirror Rooms at the Broad Museum in Los Angeles. On display are: The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away (2013) and Longing For Eternity (2017) . Infinity Mirrored Room – The Souls of Millions of Light

19 May 2019

Victoria Street Art

Victoria is a great city to wander about on foot, popping in and out of water views, looking for dynamic street art. . . On this latest visit, we found a vibrant mural by Victoria artist, Nicole Majcher, a graduate of Emily Carr University of Art and Design. ‘My artwork

07 May 2019

Rubens In San Francisco

In 1600, Peter Paul Rubens left Antwerp to study and paint in Italy. But, eight years later, when he learned his mother was dying, he returned home. Rubens was conflicted about staying in Belgium: ‘I have not yet made up my mind whether to remain in my own country Flanders

30 Apr 2019

Petterson In Seattle

We were excited to stumble into notice of Andre Petterson’s wonderful new work, on exhibit at Foster White Gallery in Seattle from May 2nd to 25th. We asked the much-traveled, ever eloquent Vancouver artist to tell us a little about this striking new series of paintings. . . . “On

23 Apr 2019

Carry On Ema Peter

Earlier this month, we were delighted to feature a Q and A with talented architectural photographer, Ema Peter, whose award-winning work can be found in publications from Architectural Digest to Dwell and the New York Times. A Vancouverite, Peter’s work takes her across the world. We were eager to see